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Is wine intake safe when on Azithromacin?

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hi I'm on a z pack with azithromacin can i drink wine with dinner? will it lesson the power of the drug?
Mon, 24 Mar 2014 in Medicines and Side Effects
Answered by Dr. Aarti Abraham 55 minutes later
Brief Answer: CAN DRINK IN MODERATION. Detailed Answer: Hello THanks for writing to us with your health concern. There are no known interactions between azithromycin and alcohol, when taken in moderation. You can have a glass or two. When consumed in excess, it can lead to rapid metabolization of the drug and lessened efficacy. All the best Please feel free to discuss further.
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